The SEC announced that James R. Burns will become a Deputy Director in the Division of Trading and Markets.
Mr. Burns will oversee several of the Division’s core regulatory functions, including market oversight and operations, derivatives policy and trading practices, and chief counsel and enforcement liaison functions. He also will contribute to the Division’s ongoing implementation of key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Mr. Burns is expected to begin his new role in late May. He fills the Deputy Director position that was vacated by James Brigagliano when he left the agency for the private sector.
Read the SEC press release.